Colombo 6, Colombo

Colombo 6, famously known as Wellawatte, is a vibrant and densely populated suburb of Colombo, Sri Lanka. This area is renowned for its dynamic blend of residential and commercial life, with a significant Tamil community contributing to its rich cultural tapestry. Wellawatte is celebrated for its textile shops, bustling markets, and the iconic Savoy Cinema, making it a key commercial hub within the city. Its strategic location along the Galle Road ensures excellent connectivity to other parts of Colombo, while the coastal line adds to its scenic beauty.

In Colombo 6, the real estate scene is diverse, ranging from budget-friendly options to semi-luxury and luxury apartment complexes such as Span Tower, Liberty Court, and Majestic Apartments. These developments cater to a broad spectrum of residents, offering amenities that enhance the urban living experience.

The area's strategic location along Galle Road and Marine Drive ensures excellent connectivity, facilitating easy access to other parts of Colombo and contributing to its appeal as a desirable place to live. This mix of modern residential options and robust infrastructure highlights Wellawatte's dynamic growth within Colombo's real estate market. For more detailed information, you can explore specific apartment complexes and their offerings through real estate listings and developers' websites.
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City Insights

tick iconExcellent connectivity via road and rail, with a strategic positioning amid the Galle Road and Marine Drive.
tick iconCoastal suburb with a blend of urban and scenic beauty.
tick iconThriving commercial zone with markets, textile shops, and businesses of all sizes.
tick iconArea developed around colonial plantations, now a modern urban locale.
tick iconRich multicultural environment with a strong Tamil influence.
tick iconDiverse community with a mix of ethnicities and religions, with a majority of Tamils belonging to the faiths of Islam and Hinduism.

Known Landmarks

  • Savoy Cinema

  • Wellawatta Nithyakalyani Jewellery

  • Wellawatte Police Station

  • Supun Arcade

  • Span Tower 01

  • St. Lawrence Church

  • St. Lawrence’s Convent


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Bus Routes

100Panadura - Wellawatte - Pettah
101Moratuwa - Wellawatte - Pettah
102Moratuwa - Wellawatte - Kotahena
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Nearest Train Stations

0kmWellawatte Train Station
2.8kmBambalapitiya Railway Station
2.9kmDehiwala Railway Station
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New Developments

tick iconRecent years have seen a surge in modern apartment complexes and infrastructure improvements, with the construction and introduction of new projects such as Golden Tower Station, Blue Ocean - Moor’s Road, Blue Ocean - Boswell Place and more.

What’s great here?

tick iconNumerous bus routes run through Galle Road, connecting Wellawatte with central Colombo and southern suburbs.
tick iconConvenient access to most major schools, colleges, universities and corporate establishments in Colombo.
tick iconAbundance of shopping, dining, cultural and religious venues.
tick iconWell-known for its vibrant array of textile and apparel outlets.
tick iconA diverse real estate scene offering a wide range of budget-friendly options to semi-luxury and luxury apartment complexes.
tick iconRegarded as a relatively safer area within Colombo.
tick iconCoastal charm with access to beaches and promenades.

What needs attention?

tick iconSignificant traffic congestion along Galle Road during peak hours.
tick iconA need for more public spaces and recreational facilities.
tick iconA need for enhancements in street lighting and pedestrian safety across the inner areas.
tick iconIssues of pollution and congestion due to overpopulation.
tick iconA need for measures to address coastal erosion and maintain cleanliness along the beach areas.

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute4.5 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities4.5 out of 5
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Safety & Security4.5 out of 5
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Environment3.5 out of 5

Property Price Trends in Colombo 6 for

Average Price (Last 12 months)
Rs. 35,889.51 sqft
Past 12 months' growth
Negative Trend
Past 3 months' growth
Positive Trend
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